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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Sr Project Engineer, ES3 in York, Pennsylvania

About Our Company

ES3 is an experienced team of third-party logistics experts, saving Consumer Packaged Goods manufacturers significant time and money every day. A pioneer of the collaborative distribution model, ES3 provides solutions across all channels, optimizing its supply network to expedite replenishment. ES3 does this by combining warehousing, mixing, and distribution services under one roof in a multi-manufacturer, collaborative model optimized by advanced technology.

Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with ES3, LLC. ES3, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

The (Sr.) Project Engineer will be directly responsible for leading projects that improve the ES3 operation. This position will work closely with support functions to optimize work and help grow the Engineering Program by mentoring team members, supervisors, and managers on the processes used in our Engineering Program.

Job Description

The (Sr.) Project Engineer will be responsible for the following:

  • Lead and manage cross functional teams to perform cost saving, facility upgrades, and safety improvement projects that delivering service, productivity, and efficiency.

  • Oversee day to day work schedule of projects occurring in the facility by prioritizing, mentoring, coaching, and providing experience to the team members and contractors involved in the work.

  • Ownership of project tracking and resource usage within the engineering team and provide project updates to site leadership.

  • Ownership of capital project tracking and execution of the current year and planning for the next year

  • Develop functional knowledge and in-depth understanding to work with and improve Automated Material Handling Systems.

  • Utilize continuous improvement tools to help identify and resolve problems

  • Retrieve and research data from various sources (WMS, TMS, Labor Management, Slot Optimization, etc.) and translate that data into meaningful information to support action plans.

  • Communicate with Engineering & Maintenance to provide resolution and co-development of action to support warehouse operations, start-up projects, acquisition projects and business interruptions.

  • Transforming data into information and insight for investment justification, problem analysis, work prioritization, etc.

  • Provide support across entire warehouse for project success, communication to the operation teams, assisting maintenance installations, travel to other ES3 & C&S facilities, rail, transportation, and rail operation.

Key Competencies

Driving for Results: Sets high goals for personal and organizational accomplishment. Ensures sustained focus on the most critical priorities contributing to the organization’s strategy. Tenaciously works to meet or exceed goals.

Driving Continuous Improvement & Innovation: Takes action to improve existing conditions and processes. Identifies improvement opportunities, generates ideas, and implements solutions. Encourages experimentation with new ways to solve work problems and seize opportunities that result in unique and differentiated solutions.

Facilitating Change: Adapts to organizational and cultural changes needed to achieve objectives. Adjusts effectively to change by exploring the benefits. Collaborates with others to make change successful.

Inspiring Trust: Gains others’ confidence by acting with integrity and following through on commitments. Fosters a work environment in which people feel empowered and encouraged to act with integrity and treat each other and their ideas with respect.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant Engineering background or a Bachelor's degree in any field with relevant work experience

  • 3 – 5 years of relevant project management or continuous improvement experience

  • Experience developing, implementing and maintaining standardized protocols

  • Strong interpersonal skills including teaching/training/coaching people to top performance

  • Continuous Improvement practical knowledge



1st Shift (United States of America)

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.